A 44-year-old member asked:
Is there a link between insomnia and kleptomania?
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Child Psychiatry 43 years experience
None I know of: To my knowledge, there is no link at all between problems sleeping and a compulsion to steal things. The former is much more common than the latter, and possibly someone with kleptomania will have trouble sleeping because of guilt or fear of being caught. But insomnia definitely is not a cause of kelptmania.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
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Last updated Nov 13, 2018
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